The Submission Period for 2020’s DECEPTION! Anthology NOW OPEN!

Writing Bloc is taking short story submissions NOW! Writing Bloc's annual short story anthology is taking off with its second edition, and we're looking for amazing stories incorporating the theme of "deception" in five thousand words or fewer. The submission period is open now through May 1st, 2019. Announcement of the

Free Writing Workshop Available on the Hubbub Blog

The Kickstarts! Writing Workshop is for: Reluctant writers, stumped writers, writers who think they are blocked, bored writers, writers just looking for some extra practice, even writers who don't know they are writers...yet. Kickstarts! is for any kind of writer who wants to get some words on paper! And it's FREE! Bounce on over

Review: Judy Blume’s MasterClass

After completing the Margaret Atwood MasterClass, I was excited to begin another of their writing courses. The Judy Blume class was an obvious pick, as I fell in love with Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret as a child. Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret. My first piece of advice to those who are considering a MasterClass.com All Access Pass is

Writing Bloc’s Best of January 2019: Contributors Share Their Favorite Book of the Month

Writing Bloc’s Best Reads January 2019 Edition. Welcome to the sixth post in our ongoing best of series, in which a few of our Writing Bloc contributors share their favorite read of the month. For the month of January, we hear from Michael, Becca, and Jacqui. Still not sure what

Why I Love Using The Hemingway Editor App

We all need an editor. Sure, asking friends or family can help, but sometimes you need an impartial set of eyes to look over your work. Having someone else to catch those simple errors or mistakes in flow is necessary for any writer. Many apps have arrived online over the

How Learning Another Language Will Improve Your Writing

Want to improve your writing? Learn another language! I know. You might be saying, "But...writing in English is hard enough. Why would I waste my time with any other language?" It's simple, really. Writing, as with any intense activity, is best performed after a good warm up. Your brain is about to

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